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December 12, 2013Want to climb the ladder to professional success? Try stepping outside of your comfort zone! As Doug Conant, retired President & CEO, Campbell Soup Company, once advised Campbell’s current CEO, Denise Morrison: “You’ve got to get out if you hope to get up…” His advice worked for Ms. Morrison: “I saw her get out and get more engaged in the broader world...and develop herself to a point where she was fully ready to succeed me.”

To learn more about the critical role men, and particularly white men in positions of power, can play in creating more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplaces for everyone, read Catalyst’s groundbreaking report, Calling All White Men: Can Training Help Create Inclusive Workplaces?

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More “Men Who Get It” Videos:

Watch Gerald Lema, Chairman and President, Japan, Baxter International Inc., and a member of Catalyst’s Board of Directors, discuss how he supported a woman colleague during a challenging transition.

Watch Alistair Fraser, Vice President, Health, Shell International Ltd, describe the biggest obstacle working women face.

Watch Dino E. Robusto, Executive VP, The Chubb Corporation and President of Personal Lines and Claims, explain how when women lead, businesses benefit.

Watch Harjiv Singh, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Gutenberg Communications, share the secret to shaping the future of business in India.

Watch Jim Turley, retired Chairman & CEO, Ernst & Young (EY), and Honorary Director and former Chair of Catalyst’s Board of Directors (from 2009–2013), tell how to confront hidden biases.

Watch Anthony Mitchell, Catalyst’s Senior Membership Manager, Atlanta, explain why he’s passionate about gender diversity.

Watch millennial Bryant Daley, a Budget Analyst at Forest Laboratories, Inc., tell how men who “get it” can help break barriers for women.

Watch Joan Buccigrossi, Director of Global Inclusion & Engagement, Rockwell Automation, discuss the importance of dialogue in creating organizations where diverse talent thrives.

Watch Lee Tschanz, Vice President, North American Sales, Rockwell Automation, discuss the company’s culture change.

Watch the video introduction to Catalyst’s new report, Anatomy of Change: How Inclusive Cultures Evolve, and read more about the study. For a summary of the data, view the infographic.

More “Men Who Get It” Blogs:

Changing the Game for Women, One Male Executive at a Time

When Women Lead, Companies Win

Learning from Women Role Models

Why Business Needs Women—and Women Need Male Allies